Torino Airport, also known as TRN, is a 20-minute drive from the city centre of Turin. Turin has a long history with airplane travel dating back to 1909. Early planes were tested in Turin and great Piedmont. In the 1930s TRN began its operation, but it wasn’t until 1953 that the airport was taken over by the municipality and became modern and functional. Cheap car hire at Torino Airport (TRN) is the most comfortable way to get into the centre of town and around Piedmont.
Three years ago Torino Airport underwent a €100 million renovation. This renovation was to gear up for the 2006 Winter Olympics held in Turin. This brought on many modern improvements to the airport, which helped to gain it international attention.
TRN is known in Italy as Torino Caselle Airport and it is also used as a gateway for cities such as Colombretto, Caselle Torinese, Malanghero and San Maurizo Canavese. Budget car rental at the airport is an ideal way to tour a number of charming cities in the area. Five million people per year come through this airport to visit this charming region.
Turin is also known as Torino in Italian. It is in the centre of the region of Piedmont and its best known tourist site is the Turin Shroud. Many come just to see the shroud. It is housed in a 15th century duomo that is a feat of engineering brilliance in itself. Museums and old churches are also available in Turin for sightseeing. World class skiing has become the greatest attraction since the Olympics in 2006.
Cheap car hire at Torino Airport (TRN) is cheap, easy and convenient. The scenic mountain roads of Turin are unlike anywhere else in Italy. Bus and train service is also an option. It is available from outside the airport. It takes 20 to 25 minutes to get to the centre of Turin from the airport.